Lambda Pi Eta

Dear Communication Major;

Lambda Pi Eta is the official communication studies honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA).  LPH is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS) with over 400 chapters worldwide.  The Omicron Psi Chapter here at Pitt has been in existence since 2005 and has over 100 members.

Membership is by invitation only and is extended to those Communication majors who obtain a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA after 60 credit hours and a minimum 3.25 GPA in the Communication major with at least 12 credits completed.  There is a one-time initiation fee of $30.00 payable to the University of Pittsburgh, earmarked Lambda Pi Eta. If you would also like to purchase your honors cord for graduation that is an additional $9.85. 

The deadline for Fall 2181 TBA

As a member, you will receive a certificate of membership.  You are also eligible for involvement in the organization at the national level through participation in the annual business meeting, awards ceremony, and undergraduate paper presentations.

Again, congratulations on your academic achievement and invitation to join Lambda Pi Eta.  If you have questions or require additional information, please contact me at (412) 624-1138 or at  I am looking forward to welcoming you as a LPH member.



John W. Gareis, Ph.D.
Director of Undergraduate Advising
Department of Communication
1413 CL
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260